Waterloo, ON – April 12, 2016 – Swift Labs, an end-to-end product development start-up, today announced it has been selected to partner with Miovision, a leading traffic data platform provider, in the design, development and testing of new hardware prototypes and products. These hardware products will build on the concepts and visions put forth by Miovision for Smart Cities across North America.
“We believe in promoting and working with local entrepreneurs where possible,” said Kurtis McBride, CEO, Miovision. “Swift Labs is an expert in design, having the skills to bring concepts with strict parameters into a truly innovative and technically sound product—all of which will comply with international regulations.”
“I am pleased to work with Kurtis McBride and his team on products that stretch and challenge the status quo of technology,” said Anthony Middleton, CEO, Swift Labs. “Our team at Swift Labs brings decades of expertise in wireless engineering and testing, allowing us to open new roads in functionality for the visionary software developed by Miovision.”
Swift Labs produced a fully functional prototype of a patented design within seven weeks, in response to a Miovision RFP. Leveraging their expertise in building development platforms and products to support wireless radio bring up (cellular, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS and Sub-1GHz), antenna design, and low power consumption, Swift Labs prototype design, “stretched the laws of physics, beyond what we thought was possible”, according to McBride.
After a successful product design and several testing engagements, Miovision invited Swift Labs to partner on future products. This partnership will enable the duo to design, test and certify products at an accelerated rate. Cities worldwide will have access to leading technology to upgrade their systems to help manage traffic flow, decrease traffic congestion and manage technical upgrades in a timely and efficient manner.
“I believe in Kurtis McBride’s vision for smart cities,” said Middleton. “With that mindset, I didn’t hesitate to work closely with Miovision during the RFP process to better understand the use case, the process and the road map. Our partnership naturally evolved as Swift Labs product designs hit the mark at a strategic level as well as fit into today’s requirements. ”
Named as one of Canada’s fastest growing companies, Miovision’s mission is to provide the foundation for tomorrow’s smart cities by reinventing the way traffic intersections are managed today. For the past 10 years, Miovision’s innovations in traffic signal planning and operations have made it possible for cities to improve the transportation experience for drivers, cyclists and pedestrians. Miovision serves over 650 customers in 50 countries. For more information, visit www.miofrench.wpengine.com.
ABOUT SWIFT LABS
Swift Labs is an end-to-end wireless technology product design and development start-up. Founded by highly skilled professionals, with extensive experience in wireless and cellular R&D activities, Swift Labs provides in-house testing services for regulatory and compliance certifications for products worldwide. For more information visit www.swiftlabs.com.